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North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida Job Growth

There were 271,300 jobs in North Port, Florida in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 281,257 employed persons for the month. North Port lost 44,800 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 70,265 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare North Port job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 271,300 -44,800 -42,200
CPS 281,257 -70,265 -74,431

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

North Port, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for North Port as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for North Port, Florida

CES employment for North Port peaked in February 2020 at 318,600. Since then 47,300 jobs have been lost in North Port according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 362,153 for North Port in February 2020. 80,896 jobs have been lost in North Port since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

North Port, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 271,300 -44,800 281,257 -70,265
March 2020 316,100 -2,500 351,522 -10,631
February 2020 318,600 1,600 362,153 1,036
January 2020 317,000 1,500 361,117 -669
December 2019 315,500 400 361,786 787
November 2019 315,100 1,600 360,999 956
October 2019 313,500 -1,300 360,043 1,070
September 2019 314,800 500 358,973 1,129
August 2019 314,300 400 357,844 1,037
July 2019 313,900 400 356,807 672
June 2019 313,500 -200 356,135 316
May 2019 313,700 200 355,819 131